5 Things To Do This Weekend

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Runner take off at the start of the 2013 Med-City Marathon in Byron Sunday morning.

Boot scoot

Missed this week's Americana Showcase in Rochester? You've got a second chance to catch visiting musician Jeffrey Foucaulttonight in Owatonna. Foucault, a native Cheesehead now from New England, plays music influenced by John Prine, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Greg Brown. Brandon Sampson and John Wheeler join in. It's at the Steele County History Center, 1700 Austin Road. 7:30 p.m. $20.

A ring to it

Catch Circus SpectacularFriday, Saturday or Sunday at Graham Arena 1 at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds. Acrobats, elephants, clowns and Bengal tigers are in the show. Afternoon and evening performance times. Tickets $16, $12 for children. Info: , or check this week's 507.

Worldwide pants


It's Med City Marathonweekend, and if you're not a runner, there's still plenty to keep you breathless, including an after-party Sunday night in Rochester's Mayo Park, with music by Pop Rocks. If you are a runner, there's still time to sign up for the 5K (Saturday), the half-marathon or the granddaddy of them all, the marathon (Sunday). Info: .

Sight unseen

Lake City's reclusive sea monster, the legendary Pepie, is the inspiration for a day's worth of activities on Sunday. The first Pepie Festincludes a telling of the legend, a variety of river cruises and a challenge — spot Pepie and win $50,000. Live music, food, drinks and games. Info: 715-271-1831, .

Memorial salute

The area will include a variety of events Monday for Memorial Day. Chief among them is a gun salute by Civil War re-enactors in Wasioja. That's at 11 a.m. at Dodge County Seminary Park.

— Jeff Pieters, Post-Bulletin

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